2019-03-21 / Obituaries

Charles Johnson

March 15, 2019
Charles Johnson

Mr. Charles George Johnson, 68, of New Albany passed away on Friday evening, March 15, 2019 at Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital in Towanda.

George was born on Sept 10, 1950, a son of the late Clinton C. “Cub” and Pearl Marie Salsbury Johnson. He was raised by his aunt and uncle, Marguerite and Meredith Molyneux, in Overton and graduated from the Sullivan County High School, a member of the Class of 1968. He worked at the former Endicott Johnson Shoe Factory and at Hoffman New Yorker. He also worked at various saw mills. Later in life, he operated his own business, Johnson Custom Lumber Company.

George enjoyed going to antique tractor shows and to flea markets. He also enjoyed the outdoors, spending time hunting, fishing and collecting Depression glass.

Surviving are his son, Randy Johnson of Dushore; four daughters, Diana Everett of Turbotville, PA, Debra McInally of Raleigh, NC, Gyla (Steve) Ball of New Albany and Jenilee Johnson of Wyalusing; mother of his children, Gail Peterman of Colley; three brothers, Eugene W. Johnson of Wilmot Twp., Jeffrey (Jeannette) Johnson of Black Walnut and Richard L. Johnson of Wilmot, Twp.; sisters, Joan Smith of Grantville, PA, and Mary Bragg of Lewistown, PA.

Also surviving are seven grandchildren: John Michael, Taylor, Bryan, Jordan, Liam, Steven and Colton; two greatgrandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

George was predeceased by his father on Aug. 7, 1969, by his mother on March 17, 2007, and his brothers, Howard Edward Johnson on Aug. 10, 1999 and Larry Dale Johnson on May 26, 2010, and his niece, Tara Lynn on June 8, 1993.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 22 at Noon at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 10 a.m. until noon.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Brain Injury Association of PA, 950 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, PA 17015.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.

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